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The fight over tax reform in Kansas has made headlines across the nation, and it hasn't all been good press. But Kansas' messy tax reform isn't the only big news coming out of the Sunflower State. Kansas has recently enacted successful welfare reforms that are a model for nationwide success. Kansas governor Sam Brownback's policies on Medicaid expansion and food...[ read more ]

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With Travis Kalanick stepping down as CEO of Uber this week, it is clear that the first half of 2017 has not been kind to Uber. Given that the global ridesharing company was once valued at nearly $70 billion, and that pitching startups as an "Uber for X" was once a practical necessity for accessing venture funding, it is understandable...[ read more ]

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Preview: The Washington Examiner's contributors editor Jason Russell is joined by Jared Meyer, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability. Meyer is on the show to discuss his new book How Progressive Cities Fight Innovation. From politics to millennials, Russell and Mayer cover everything.

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The title of a new Mackinac Center report by Jarrett Skorup, "This Isn't Working: How Michigan's Licensing Laws Hurt Workers and Consumers," shows the various problems posed by today's level of occupational licensing. While the report focuses on Michigan, it provides a roadmap for other states to follow as they work to restore sanity to their occupational licensing laws. However,...[ read more ]

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When Republican leaders in the House of Representatives released the proposed American Health Care Act to replace Obamacare, it was the shot heard around the Beltway. It represents the first major step in fulfilling a key mandate issued by the American people in November's election results. However, despite a flurry of headlines, meetings and negotiations, key technical points about implementation...[ read more ]

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In 2011, Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., delivered his first inaugural address. He laid out an agenda focused on returning to "frugality in government" and building an economic climate that would create new private-sector jobs. Walker assured everyone that, despite the tough challenges facing the Badger State, Wisconsin was up to the task and would serve as a model for the...[ read more ]

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Occupational licensing, the requirement that people gain government's permission to work, limits economic opportunity by making it harder for people to earn a living. These government-imposed requirements to work extend far beyond the professional fields of medicine, law, and accounting — high-paying fields for which the need for a license is commonly accepted. Policymakers are beginning to realize the problems...[ read more ]